tv 8 News Now Good Day CBS September 1, 2016 4:30am-5:01am PDT
be getting cooler temps. sherry is here to tell us about it. with a sneak peak of this weekend's forecast. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...he got the truck and the title... and a major surprise at the dmv: the craigslist scam that left a man out of thousands... ((brian loftus)) >> and...get your grills ready....because football is back. and the rebels are ready show to the valley what they're made of. as they kickoff they're season 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) one valley father is searching for answers this morning... after buying a truck that had its title... but wasn't what it seemed. thanks for waking up with us i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. it's a scam that started witha craigslist ad. the victim shared his story with nia wong...
craigslist ad kirk duldulao spotted last friday. a 2004 ford f-350 ...with 20 inch wheels he says was a deal too good to pass up. ((kirk duldulao/scammed out of $7,000: "i was like, if you can do it for 7 grand tonight, i'll give you cash in hand right now.")) duldulao is one of the two men you see here in a back lot...purchasing a truck from the seller he met through the ad. ((kirk duldulao/scammed out of $7,000: "he seemed like a really honest guy, he had the titles, the keys to the u for a test drive...duldulao handed over the cash and drove off with his new ride friday night. come monday....it was a transaction which left him without his money and his truck too ((kirk duldulao/scammed out of $7,000: "i walked into the dmv to try and get a 30 day permit, and apparently they told me that this truck had been reported stolen three days ago.")) the dmv took the title and metro seized the truck. another unfortunate case michael rodriguez says is all too common. ((michael rodriguez/metro pio: " it is very difficult for us to catch these suspects because often times they're moving.")) rodriguez says there
a car online. buyers should ask for i - d and enter the vin number onto the nevada dmv's website to see if it may be stolen. ((michael rodriguez/metro pio: "they should have a paper trail, have a receipt, don't pay in cash.")) when metro is notified....rodrig uez says it's often too late. a lesson learned the hard way for duldulao...who is sharing his story to warn others. ((kirk duldulao/scammed out of $7,000: "it's not about the money now, but it's about bringing him - scums and scammers off the streets.")) ((kirsten joyce)) >> again lets remind folks plan to purchase a car online. buyers should ask for i - d and enter the vin number onto the nevada dmv's website to see if it may be stolen./// ((brian loftus)) more rounds of construction blasts continues to cause to trouble for southern highland residents. yesterday morning another round of construction blasts went on as- scheduled. and residents in as many as 28 homes believe the blasts have damaged their homes and had other side effects we've told you about.
the blasting. the construction company has refused comment to give their side of the story./// ((brian loftus)) and the red rock canyon will reopen it's campground. it's busiest camping season starts friday. the site is about 2 miles from the visitor center... and the only developed campground within the conservation area. if you're planning on reserving a site... you can do so online... campfires and charcoal barbecues are still banned until fire restrictions are lifted... which will probably happen in early october./// sherry how's the weathe ((sherry swensk))
((demetria obilor)) repaving work is underway on town center from summerlin parkway to charleston.way on expect to see crews in the area through november. out on decatur, work continues between vegas and bonanza for a median improvement jones workes as an alternate here. back to you!/// ((kirsten joyce))
a high ranking isis official. but america says this isn't true. ((brian loftus)) >> we'll see what the pentagon had to say about the russian's claim ((kirsten joyce)) >> and the historic commercial flight from the u.s to cuba... after the break.///. ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
information about how a key isis leader was killed. and defense officials are mocking russia's attempt to claim credit for his death. the pentagon has claimed credit for an air strike aimed at mohammed al-adnani, one of the most senior isis leaders targeted to date the russian defense ministry claimed on its facebook page that it was a russian airstrike that tok the russian claim, quote, 'laughable'. the pentagon press secretary added that the u-s has no facts to support a russian strike. (peter cook/pentagon press secretary) "it has not devoted much, if any, effort that we're aware of targeting isil's leadership. and at the same time, we have not seen the russian military campaign use precision weaponry on a regular basis as well." ((brian loftus)) >> the pentagon is still working
russia alleges adnani was one of some 40 isis militants killed by a russian bomber in syria's aleppo province./// ((kirsten joyce)) rescues continue this week off the coast of the meditterranean sea. more than 1000 migrants were saved by the spanish navy off the coast of libya tuesday... the operation began early in the morning after receiving notice that many boats with migrants had left the libyan coast. the spanish navy later disabled the boats so traffickers cannot use them again./// ((brian loftus)) betweent the u-s and cuba is paying off for american travelers. yesterday the two former adversaries resumed regularly scheduled flights for the first time in more than 50 years. water cannons saluted jetblue flight 387 when it arrived in cuba. yesterday morning a jetblue flight took off from fort lauderdale, florida to santa clara, cuba...... where revolutionary icon che guevara is buried. keane daly/atlanta resident: this is something you tell your kids and grandchildren. i was on the first flight to cuba.
visiting cuba without special permission from the u-s government were heavily fined and prosecuted. since then the number of us visitors, has went up to 93% percent from last year. ((kirsten joyce)) more than two-thousand two-thousand "star wars"-related videos are posted to you-tube every day. ((brian loftus)) >> coming up on good day see how lucas films is giving star wars fans an extra incentive to post those videos! ((demetria obilor))
mission log 12-16-16. the empire has misplaced valuable information regarding their latest construction project." ((demetria obilor)) >> on september 30 fans can share their stories and skits, set in a galaxy far far away, at star-wars dot-com slash go-rogue... and the winners invited to lucasfilm in san francisco to see "rogue one" -- and thr sherry how's the
((sherry swensk)) we'll see sunshine and more clouds today... as a chance of thunderstorms forms over the mountains. ........ and the winds will pick up today and tomorrow to help usher in a cooler weekend. ............. dont forget that we switch over to today! ..... right now a lot of 80s around the valley... after hitting 104 yesterday. .............. thunderstorms increase across the desert today. .............. highs in the low 100s today and friday with gusty winds. .......
just a reminder, the mandatory fall watering schedule is now in effect. from now unitl to october 31-st. irrigation is limited to three days a week... depending on your assigned watering group. you can read all about it at the southern nevada water authority's website./// let's take a look at the roads with demetria
today, a new policy change goes into effect at the animal foundation. ((kirsten joyce)) >> we take a look at what pet owners are able to do.. when surrendering your pet. that story and more coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// you're watching 8 news now good day. ((brian loftus))
anticipation for unlv's season opener is sky high. the rebels are looking to win their first game of the season for the first time since 2009 at sam boyd stadium. tonight they'll be playing jackson state. and coach tony sanchez is donating 100 tickets to underprivileged kids, some who will be watching their first live game ever. and this morning the unlv football foundation will be in studio during our 5 am broadcast. to talk about the role they team. ((brian loftus)) and fans will be in for halftime treat, one of the most soulful, entertaining and talented bands in the country will be performing. they're called the sonic boom of the south and as jon tritsch shows us, there's a lot going for the big bang theory. they traveled 1600 miles bringing instruments of soul to shake las vegas several thousands people gathered in north las vegas to
they may sway.. but they don't play 12 hours a day.. they march and las vegas to to watch but be hit with a cultural boom they may sway.. but they don't play 12 hours a day.. they march and see their refelction in their instruments..but they know their sound will serve everyone couldn't take their eyes off of them but them but in the city of showstopping performances..t hey fit right in.. hey fit right in.. jon tritsch 8 sports now
showing the world his generosity after a picture with him and a middle schooler having lunch went viral on social media. a handful of florida state football players were visiting this small middle school in tallahassee and walked in for lunch. one of them, travis rudolph, the team's star wide receiver, noticed a sixth-grader who was sitting by himself. (travis rudolph) i saw him by himself and i was like yo, can i have a seat with you and eat with you and he was like "sure why not?" we just started off ((kirsten joyce)) the boy's mom says he has autism and often eats lunch by himself. she posted the photo to facebook, saying: "this is one day i didn't have to worry if my sweet boy ate lunch alone because he sat across from someone who is a hero in many eyes." rudolph says hopes the young man can join him for an f-s-u game this season.
surrendering your pet. the new policy change going into effect today at the animal foundation. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- several southern states bracing for impact. what the status of "hermine" is this morning.. as the storm gains momentum in the gulf. ((brian loftus)) >> and, sherry says we're getting another day of heat... before we get to feel the cooler temperatures this weekend. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) brian loftus the lives of more animals in the valley begins today. thanks for waking up with us, i'm brian loftus. kirsten joyce >> and i'm kirsten joyce. it's never someone's first choice but if you have plans to surrender your pet to the animal foundation, a big change is on the way. our 8 news now reporter shakala alvaranga is live at the animal foundation near mojave road to explain what you need to know. good morning, shakala. ((shakala alvaranga)) >> good morning, kirsten and